From constitutions to wars and terrorism – Politics and International Relations covers a range of important issues. Develop high-level written and verbal skills. Benefit from research-led teaching – Politics at Strathclyde was No 1 in Scotland for research impact in the latest UK research rankings. Politics has received excellent overall satisfaction scores in consecutive National Student Surveys – above 90%. Politics at Strathclyde has a long tradition of real-world excellent research, informing quality teaching in a student-friendly environment. Opportunities for placements and international exchange. Economics studies how wealth is created and distributed and informs government policy on sustainable economic growth. Develop excellent analytical and problem-solving skills that are highly valued by employers. Gain the ability to explain complex data in simple terms to different audiences. Benefit from teaching by staff who have strong links with policy-makers in Scotland and with industry. Study in a department with consistently high NSS results. Through a real-world policy-oriented approach, learn how economic concepts are useful to understand and improve the world around us.